Rudolfs Balcers Re-Signs with San Jose Sharks

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Rudolfs Balcers has signed a two-year contract with the San Jose Sharks. The forward’s contract has an average annual value of $1.55 million. Sharks announce a two-year contract extension for Rudolfs Balcers. Wilson: “He showed that he is a versatile forward who can provide offense for our club as a Top-9 forward. We are happy […] READ MORE


2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft Preview: San Jose Sharks

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The 2021 Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft is coming soon. Even though the playoffs are still going on, most teams will be starting to focus on the offseason as we get further into June. The Seattle Kraken will start their inaugural year in 2021-22, and with that comes the expansion draft. There are plenty of opportunities […] READ MORE


An Aggressive Approach For San Jose Sharks Doug Wilson

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In recent articles, we’ve discussed the state of the San Jose Sharks. We’ve reviewed the most important question individuals in the organization must address. We’ve recognized the essential need for hard honesty over teal-tinted glasses. We’ve even walked into the trading bazaar, and described a bizarre trade. It all focuses on the upcoming offseason and […] READ MORE


Bizarre Thoughts in Sharks Territory

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It is fitting that as the unconventional 2021 San Jose Sharks season comes to an end, we note bizarre possibilities in Sharks Territory. In this case, a bizarre way for a record to be broken and a bizarre trade makes sense. The Bizarre Record History shined brightly in Sharks Territory this season, as forward Patrick […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Facing a Lengthy Rebuild

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For the San Jose Sharks, heading into the concluding games of a second consecutive poor season, there is a single question that will pervade the organization. At this point, it is beyond clear this team needs to begin a rebuilding phase. This is not a ‘one player away’ scenario. Semantics, terms like resetting or reload, […] READ MORE


Doug Wilson Era With the San Jose Sharks: Part 3

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In our third and final part of the series on San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson, we examine the last few seasons and how the team and its executive leader have fared since its inflection point. In the first part, we covered his history, in the second part, how three critical decisions formed the […] READ MORE


Inconsistency Is a Constant for the 2020-21 San Jose Sharks

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Inconsistency is something most coaches abhor. For the San Jose Sharks inconsistency is their norm in the 2020-21 season. 2020-21 San Jose Sharks Inconsistency; Six Games, Two Opponents In two recent games, one against the St. Louis Blues and the next game against the Colorado Avalanche, the Sharks totalled 12 goals, six in each game. […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: San Jose Sharks, New Jersey Devils, Montreal Canadiens

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Hello and welcome to a Tuesday edition of NHL Rumours! Another week of hockey is upon us and that means plenty of happenings. Teams continue to wrestle with injuries and postponements that alter lineups almost daily. Continue to visit the Last Word on Hockey as we stay on top of all the league news and […] READ MORE


The Most Overrated NHL Players in the League Today

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If there’s one thing the NHL isn’t lacking in, it’s superstars. Dozens of names come to mind when the word “elite” is mentioned. From Connor McDavid to Cale Makar, there is no shortage of star power throughout the league. In fact, the “elite” moniker is thrown around so much that its meaning has diluted. Dozens […] READ MORE


San Jose Sharks Brent Burns Future is Unclear

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After four straight playoff appearances, the San Jose Sharks have sunk back into the depths of the league. What was once considered a Cup contender is now a rebuilder, with very little cap room and multiple large contracts, both in term and average annual value. As a result, the Sharks are in a precarious situation with […] READ MORE